Lincoln, Neb. (March 12, 2022) – Swanson Russell recently promoted seven in its Lincoln and Omaha offices: Allen Forkner, Lynette Von Minden, Almir Levic, Abby Jurgens, RJ Shrimpton, Millie Worthington and Jordan Snader.
Forkner was promoted to vice president/director of public relations. Since joining Swanson Russell in 2010, Forkner has held numerous positions, including as Public Relations Advisor, Senior Public Relations Advisor and most recently as Public Relations Manager. During his tenure, the Rapid City, SD native worked for a variety of clients including Leupold, SIG Sauer, Badlands, Bushnell and onX Hunt.
Von Minden was promoted to public relations manager. Since joining the agency in 2007, the Talmage, Nebraska native has served as both a public relations consultant and senior public relations consultant working for clients including Rain Bird, Takeuchi, Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting, DEUTZ, Cattlemen’s Beef Board, Texas Beef Council, Scotts Professional and JCB.
Lević was promoted to director of media services. Lević joined Swanson Russell in 2007 and during his tenure held numerous positions including media planner, media strategist and most recently senior media strategist. The native of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina has worked for a number of clients including Minn Kota, Humminbird, Cannon Downriggers, EZ-GO Consumer, Reinke, NEST 529 and Jacobsen.
Jurgens was promoted to Associate Database Marketing Manager. The Lincoln, Nebraska native joined Swanson Russell in 2021 as Email Marketing and Automation Coordinator and has worked for clients including JLG, Arctic Cat, EZ-GO, Textron Aviation, Walls Outdoor Goods, Liberty, Propane Education & Research Council, Humminbird, AMVAC, Nebraska Game & Parks, Takeuchi, Hoegemeyer and Jacobsen.
Shrimpton was promoted to Associate Art Director. Joining Swanson Russell in 2019 as a graphic designer and then as a senior designer, the Omaha, Nebraska native has worked for clients including Kimber, JLG, Unilock, Fix It Sticks and Cattlemen’s Beef Board.
Worthington was promoted to Associate Art Director. Joining Swanson Russell in 2018 as a designer and as a senior designer, the Honolulu, Hawaii native has worked for numerous clients including Cattlemen’s Beef Board, Hoegemeyer and Visit Omaha.
Snader was promoted to writer/producer. Coming on board in 2021 as an associate writer/producer, Snader has worked for clients including Silencer Central, Union Bank & Trust, NEST 529, Blackhawk and Gerber. A native of Oakland, Nebraska, Snader is vice president of communications for the American Marketing Association, Lincoln Chapter.
Swanson Russell is a nationally recognized branding, advertising and public relations agency in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. The agency partners with clients from many industries while specializing in agriculture, construction, landscaping/turf, outdoor recreation and healthcare. To learn how Swanson Russell connects brands with people, visit swansonrussell.com.